The Mother of York

This enslaved mother talks about her son, York, the manservant to William Clark. When Clark joined Meriweather Lewis for the Lewis and Clark Expedition – York followed as the only African-American participant. This program tells a remarkable story and how history nearly forgot one man’s significant contribution.


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  1. What a great video that tells a part of a great piece of history. Being a small town boy from Mounds, IL., I could relate and feel your pain in telling as I remember my grandmother Lillian telling these stories.

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